Sag Harbor’s SANS community and Elmhurst’s African American Burial Ground are among the Preservation League of New York State’s “Seven to Save 2020-2021.” Thanks to the League for bringing statewide attention to these at-risk historic places on geographic Long Island! And bravo to all the local advocates, including the Eastville Community […]
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Sag Harbor’s SANS Historic District is now officially listed on the National Register of Historic Places!
Sag Harbor’s historically African American resort community is in the news again!
Celebrate Women’s History Month by learning about the many visionary women in Long Island’s history. In this blog read about two African American sisters, one a Brooklyn school teacher and the other an accomplished architect, who founded the Azurest summer community in Sag Harbor.
Updates on the pending National Register nomination for the Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah subdivisions (SANS).
Rapid redevelopment threatens the historical landscape of Sag Harbor’s remarkable SANS community. Learn about the urgent preservation needs of this locally, regionally, and nationally important neighborhood, focusing on the creation of Azurest, the earliest of the three subdivisions, founded by women of color in the late Jim Crow era.